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Andrew Smith

Developer specialising in web development and mobile app development, with a keen interest in JavaScript technologies, cross-platform & native mobile application development and Dev-Ops.

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Education

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

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What is your convenient way of saying "$"?

"Dollar Sign"

How is your portfolio built?

Mine is built using React and is hosted on GitHub pages using...

How to build an Geolocation Weather Forecast app in React Native in 30 minutes

Hey, the API key should go in the following line in the A...

How to build an Geolocation Weather Forecast app in React Native in 30 minutes

Hey, have you specified the permissions in your Info.plus f...

Is React Native still worth learning?

What I think is really cool about learning React is that on...

Portfolio Advice Thread

I'd love some feedback on my portfolio! andrewsmithdevelop...

Starting a New Tech Job

Congrats! In terms of once you actually start the job try ...

Working on legacy code should not be a grief

I think working with legacy code is a great of improving de...

Eat the frog

I've heard this method used quite a bit, and have applied i...

Beer vs coffee?

Beer = Reward for doing great work Coffee = Help me do my g...

What Is The Back-End In Web Development?

I think there's so much more to a back-end than people thin...

On The Kindness of Strangers

I think a big thing is how like-minded this community is. W...

Which qualities were exhibited by good managers you've had?

In an industry such as software, I think it's imperative th...

What do you try when you want to find bugs before your customers do?

I think the best way to find bugs that customers would expe...

Talking About Burnout

Similar to most mental health related things, I don't think...

Teach others to code.

I think teaching others is a brilliant way of improving you...

How do you view bugs?

I see bugs as a means of improving. Don't get me wrong, it'...

How did you get your first Dev job?

Speculative applications! My first dev job was a year's in...

How to build an Geolocation Weather Forecast app in React Native in 30 minutes

Hmm. And you're running it via the Play button in Xcode too...

How to build an Geolocation Weather Forecast app in React Native in 30 minutes

Are you running the app in Xcode?

Testing React with Jest and Enzyme

This is great - thank you! Great introduction to the practi...

How To Write Code Beyond Your Ability

Really nice way to look at problem solving :)

Open Letter to My Younger Self

Brilliant article! These are exactly the things that I thin...

Looking for questions to ask developers in a fun interview series

"How are you currently involved in the tech community?" "D...

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